About TORU

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit (TORU) has capacity to undertake clinical and laboratory studies in the field of musculoskeletal disease.

This includes clinical aspects of arthroplasty, trauma and fractures, medical imaging and joint kinematics. Specific targeted studies are welcomed and supported.

Collaborative laboratory facility

TORU has established a collaborative laboratory facility with laboratories at Canberra Hospital and at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the ANU. Dr Rachel Li is the director of the laboratory research program. Through this collaborative laboratory TORU has an extensive capacity to investigate over a wide field.

Mission statement

To undertake innovative orthopaedic and related research in clinical and basic sciences in order to advance the body of knowledge and improve clinical treatment of musculoskeletal disease.

TORU Newsletter

Contact us

Trauma & Orthopaedic Research Unit
Building 6, Level 1
The Canberra Hospital

PO Box 11
Woden, ACT, 2606

Tel: +61 (0)2 6244 3858
Fax: +61 (0)2 6205 2157